If the local school districts, business leaders and chambers of commerce want to see more resources and opportunities for students to explore options other than just college, they need to come together and petition the state government louder than ever.
The Kiwanis Club of East Aurora recently awarded Patrick Blizniak its highest honor, the George F. Hixson Fellowship.
The Aurora Town Board approved the tentative 2015 budget at its meeting Monday night, following a brief presentation by Supervisor James Bach and a minute-long public hearing in which no members of the public or the board spoke.
Elma resident Kimberly Engels and her finance Andrew O’Rourke recently won an opportunity to meet country/pop singer-songwriter Taylor Swift and participate in a live-stream event in which Swift announced her newest album, “1989.”
The community at Griffins Mills Presbyterian Church is at it again, hosting another in its series of Living History events. On Saturday, Oct. 25, the 214-year-old church, one of the oldest in Erie County, will host “Commemorating the End of the War of 1812” with a full line-up of re-enactments and talks by noted historians.
In February, the Roycroft Campus will be hosting a bus trip to Asheville, North Carolina for the 28th National Arts & Crafts Conference at The Grove Park Inn.
Michael Vanner’s lightning-fast hand-eye coordination is getting national attention. A seventh grader at East Aurora Middle School, he recently earned a spot on Team USA for his performance in August at the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games in sport stacking.
You couldn’t have asked for much more last Friday, Oct. 24 from the East Aurora-Holland Blue Devils defense in their Section VI Class B quarterfinal game against the Flyers of Maryvale. The defense did it all—though points were scored, they shut out a Maryvale team that had earned almost 18 points per game this season, and they never let the Flyers inside their 25-yard line. They denied them on two fourth downs, recovered a fumble, tackled Maryvale ball carriers for a loss five times and forced four punts. Unfortunately, the visitors’ defense proved just as impenetrable.